About 14% hit by infertility in India, Dr Gangoli of Apollo says
THANE, July 8 (The CONNECT) - To bring fertility treatment of international standards within the reach of every individual, Apollo Fertility launched its fourth and one of the biggest standalone, state-of-the-art fertility center in Thane, near Mumbai, bringing a ray of hope to couples who are unable to conceive naturally.
Spread across 6000 Sq. ft, it is be the biggest and also one of the first IVF labs with class 100 OT & laminar airflow to provide superior clean air for Embryo. A trained team of clinicians & Embryologists, having a combined experience of more than 5000 IVF cases, will offer world-class services here.
Dr. Ajay Gangoli, Medical Director – Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited, (AHLL) said “Change in lifestyle, stress, irregular sleep patterns, diabetes, obesity, smoking, and alcohol, etc are the reason that affecting fertility and have led to rising in male and female infertility.”
“According to The Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction, infertility currently affects about 10 to 14 percent of the Indian population, with higher rates in urban areas, where one out of six couples are impacted,” Dr Gangoli said.
Like all Apollo Fertility centres, this unit will have facilities that cater to all sorts of infertility related issues ranging from IUI, ICSI, Laparoscopic surgeries including PGS, to offer all gamuts of services under one roof. The highly trained and experienced team of doctors, who are experts on Reproductive Medicine, are equipped to address both male and female infertility issues
Chandrasekhar, CEO, Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited, said India has become the most sought-after destination for all the infertility-related treatments, for the affordable and qualitative treatment that the country is able to provide. After the successful launch of Fertility services in Navi Mumbai in 2018, Solapur and Borivali in December 2020, the Thane centre will be the group’s fourth center in Maharashtra that will cover the Central suburbs and areas around Thane and beyond.
With a wide range of services being offered under one roof, our state-of-the-art center will be a boon to many couples living in and around the Greater Mumbai Metropolitan region who are trying to conceive and can now avail of our world-class services. Apollo is the most trusted healthcare brand in India, and we hope our fertility services will address an essential gap in quality Infertility treatment in the region.”
Apollo Fertility, with its strong presence in 8 cities across India, plans to rapidly expand its footprint across other parts of the country with its evidence-based approach towards reproductive medicine.